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Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
and paul ryan will be in youngstown. >>> ohio is one of the key swing states for romney and obama. both have spent a lot of time there talking to voters. >> how are the voters receiving all that attention? cnn political editor paul stein house e steinha steinha steinh steinhauser joining us from ohio. >> i know it sounds like a broken record, if people remember what records are. ohio getting so much attention. 18 electoral vote. not the biggest of the battleground states when it comes to that, florida has more. by my unofficial count here since the start of the general election which people perceive to be early april. 16 visits by mitt romney or 16 swings by romney and 12 by the president and most recently 21 days ago and over $91 million spent on campaigns. and just in the last week, the obama campaign and the romney campaign each spend about $2.5 million to put ads up somewhere in ohio. so, yes, a lot of attention to this state and, guess what, the obama campaign just announced this morning that they have two very high-profile surrogates going back to ohio next week. bruce springsteen
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> both president obama and mitt romney off the campaign trail today. instead they're in virginia and massachusetts respectively preparing for today's second presidential debate. so while they look ahead to tuesday, how about we look back to last week and thursday's entertaining vice-presidential debate. we all had our own favorite highlights but here's how the fine folks at "saturday night live" saw it. >> well, if you enjoyed thursday night's vice-presidential debate, you're certainly not alone. >> four years ago, president obama made a promise that he would bring down unemployment below 6%. >> ah, this guy. >> he said by the end of his first term he would cut the deficit in half. >> congressman ryan prepared by holding debates and biden prepared by watching red bull and yosemite cartoons. >> you think you're turfer than me because yu do the px-90 workouts? there's jim strong and old man strong. you want to know my workout. >> when the amtrak breaks down at my morning commute, strip down to my tighty whiteys and i push that [ bleep ] all the way to washington. >>> during thursda
Oct 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
begin as soon as 8:30 eastern time. >>> to politics now. both presidential candidates are off the trail as they get ready for tuesday's second presidential debate. mitt romney gave a preview of what he'd like to talk about on tuesday. >> i'd like to ask why we've gone from 32 million people on food stamps and over the last four years now up to 47 million on food stamps. that's an increase of 15 million people, more than those in ohio. what he wants to talk about instead of food stamps or that half the kids coming out of college can't find work or college-level work, now one out of six americans is living in poverty, what he wants to talk about is how he can save big bird. >> federal spending on food stamps is around 150 times more than spending on pbs. paul ryan's plan would cut around $33 billion from the program. what you don't know is this. food stamps is at an all-time high with over 46 million people on it. but over the year it has been growing. >>> we have some new numbers this morning on that race. the recommend montana poll shows president obama with a two-point lead over mitt r
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
's easily the most for either candidate in any month in this election. they both raised around $115 million in august. here's the hall. the romney campaign hasn't released their september numbers just yet. the president ended the week with a romantic dinner with his wife. wednesday was their 20th anniversary, but, of course, he spent that night debating romney. they got away to the four seasons hotel to celebrate, the anniversary, not at the debate. romney has been reaching out to voters in the crucial swing state this weekend. a lot of the talk has been centered on taxes and health care but he's also taken time to talk about his sin expirations and the people he's met on the campaign trail. >> i met someone named jane horton. she also suffered tragedy in her life. her husband christopher was killed in afghanistan as she was packing up a care package when a knock came at the door that he was tragically killed there. what did she do? she didn't fall into sadness and despair, but instead went to work to help other families that had lost loved ones and served our nation. she went to the funera
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